Most relationships start out as a meeting between people who don’t know each other well (if at all). But what determines whether an interaction with a stranger will evolve into a friendship, a marriage, or nothing at all? When thinking about what predicts initial liking toward … [Read more...] about Moving Together: A Sign of Relationship Chemistry
The Scene: My three-year old daughter and I are at Grandma H’s viewing where I racked up parenting fail #315, because I did not want to talk about death with my kid. The Kid: Who is that? (She asks after spotting the casket at the front of the room in which a coiffed and … [Read more...] about Difficult Parenting Conversations: Death and Dying
Ever since the invention of pornography, politicians and the public alike have expressed concerns about the potential negative effects that porn has on those who view it. In particular, many people worry that exposure to porn is destructive to people’s romantic and sexual … [Read more...] about Is Pornography to Blame For the High Divorce Rate?
It probably won’t shock you to hear that psychologists have discovered that how much skin your outfit reveals influences what others think of you.1 Perhaps, back in high school, your dad told you that you were not allowed to leave the house with that mini skirt on. (Or was that … [Read more...] about What You Wear on a Date: It Matters